Albert Hannemann – Beach Volleyball Consultant

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Champion

People call him “AL-B”

Albert has been playing professionally for 14 years on the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals). Al-B has recently WON the AVP Hermosa Beach Open Championships in what has been called the most exciting match ever. Exposure for this fan favorite is limitless as all AVP tournaments are televised live on NBC and also shown on FOX network, FOX sports and the Oxygen network. Over the summer months these networks televise the AVP in over 200 million homes.

Albert enjoys working with children, as he is the vice-president and program director for the Dig For Kids Foundation. This nonprofit foundation focuses on giving children from under served communities an opportunity to excel in school and volleyball. Albert is also a “Big Brother” with Big Brothers of L.A. He also teaches volleyball to children in Los Angeles and to the Boys and Girls Club of Venice for the AAF (Amateur Athletic Foundation). He also enjoys coaching the varsity girls and boys volleyball teams at Carson High School.

Albert is one of the most recognizable players in the world not just because of his successful career but also due to his business ventures and personal appearances. His company “volleyballvacations.com” offers professional volleyball instruction and clinics for adult players numerous times a year in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico.  He also teaches volleyball clinics across the country and conducts clinics at the resort Club Getaway in Connecticut. AL-B is featured as “Mr. December” on the 2004 volleyball magazine calendar.  He is also the celebrity emcee at the biggest model/volleyball tournament in the world, “VolleyPalooza,” held in Miami Beach.  He is the spokesperson for many companies and is a professional model that has worked for Calvin Klein, J-Crew, Polo, Hugo Boss, Versace, and campaigns for Nautica, Abercrombie and Fitch, and the GAP. AL-B has done many TV appearances as he has appeared on Baywatch, MTV, E! TV,  Extra, and Inside Edition.

Career Highlights
Won Gold Medal at the 2002 Hermosa Beach Open
US Olympic Festival Gold Medalist
NCAA National Champion as freshman at UCLA
NCAA Academic All-American at University of Hawaii
Student-Athlete of the Year at University of Hawaii